Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


October 30, 2016 View email in browser

Anti-Madigan documentary shows why he’ll be hard to beat

A conservative group made an attack documentary against Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan that illustrates why their effort to demonize him into submission will fail, writes Eric Zorn.

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Is Donald Trump the victim of a media conspiracy? Please.

Clarence Page examines Donald Trump’s love-hate affair with the news media.

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Tribune readers offer suggestions for a Schoolchild’s Bill of Rights

Last month we asked Chicago Tribune readers to help us write a Schoolchild’s Bill of Rights. Here are some of the proposals.

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Lindblom students detail their needs for a Schoolchild’s Bill of Rights

Students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy say a Schoolchild’s Bill of Rights should address arts education, school nurses, class sizes and safe transportation.

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For 1945 Cubs, World Series followed the World War

For pro baseball players in 1945, military service and work demands often took priority over the sport.

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Cuban cigars and other forbidden fruit

Cuban cigars and rum, once forbidden fruit, will soon lose their special allure, writes Steve Chapman.

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Printable list of Chicago Tribune endorsements

Take this one-page list of Chicago Tribune endorsements with you to vote (yes, it’s legal).

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Scott Stantis cartoons

Check out the latest cartoons by Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis.

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